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CC Madhya 17.12

Text

vana-pathe yāite nāhi ‘bhojyānna’-brāhmaṇa
ājñā kara, — saṅge caluka vipra eka-jana’

Synonyms

vana-pathe — on the forest path; yāite — going; nāhi — there is not; bhojya-anna-brāhmaṇa — a brāhmaṇa whose food can be accepted; ājñā kara — please give permission; saṅge — along; caluka — may go; vipra — brāhmaṇa; eka-jana — one person.

Translation

“When You go through the jungle, there will be no brāhmaṇa available from whom You can accept lunch. Therefore please give permission for at least one pure brāhmaṇa to accompany You.”